Pacific Rural Press. Vol. XLVI. No. 3. July 15, 1893.

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Original publisher's black and white wrapper with a reprinted black and white photograph of "a California prune tree in its sixth summer." 11 1/4" x 15 1/2." Pages 41-64, complete. Black and white illustrations and advertisements throughout magazine, complete. Pages are very clean and intact but loose and there is some chipping at the spine. The Pacific Rural Press was a major agricultural journal that was published between the mid-nineteenth century and early twentieth century. Many of the articles give information and advice on the different parts of the agricultural industry. The following are some of the articles and features in this issue: "The California Prune Tree," "Fruit Drying in California," "Honey in Ventura County," "Fruit Drying in California: Drying Apricots; Drying the Peach; Drying in All Stages" [includes many more sub-articles on drying fruit]," "Horticulture: State Horticultural Society," "The Field: Pioneer Wheat Growing in the Upper San Joaquin," "The Apiary: How to Produce Comb and Extracted Honey," "The Home Circle: What an Owl Screeched" [information about the daily life of an owl and its usefulness to farmers as told in a story narrated by an owl]; Hints to Housekeepers; Forefathers to Presidents, Brain-Work," and "Patrons of Husbandry: Yosemite and Surroundings."